Ginet Tablets

Antiandrogen Oral Contraceptives

Ginet
  • Ginet contains Cyproterone acetate 2 mg and Ethinylestradiol 0.035 mg
  • Ginet is available in packs of 168 film-coated tablets [6 blisters of 21 (active) + 7 (placebo) tablets]
  • Ginet is fully funded on the Pharmaceutical Schedule

Ginet tablets are indicated for the treatment of androgen-dependent diseases in women. These diseases may include: acne (where local treatment or oral antibiotics alone have not been successful), in particular pronounced forms of acne that may be accompanied by inflammation or the formation of nodes (acne nodulocystica, acne papulopustulosa), seborrhea, mild forms of hirsutism and/or androgenic alopecia.

Ginet tablets are also indicated for oral contraception in women requiring treatment for androgen-dependent diseases. However, Ginet is not recommended in women solely for contraception. It should not be used in combination with other hormonal contraceptives.

Ginet tablets are indicated for the relief of symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome.

Ginet, PRESCRIPTION MEDICINE. Ginet contains Cyproterone acetate 2 mg and Ethinylestradiol 0.035 mg. Ginet is provided in blister strips containing 21 yellow active tablets and 7 white inactive tablets.

Ginet is indicated for androgen-dependent diseases in women. These diseases may include: acne (where local treatment or oral antibiotics alone have not been successful), especially pronounced forms of acne that may be accompanied by inflammation or formation of nodes (acne nodulocystica, acne papulopustulosa), seborrhea, mild forms of hirsutism and/or androgenic alopecia. Ginet is indicated for oral contraception in women requiring treatment for androgen-dependent diseases. However, Ginet is not recommended in women solely for contraception. It should not be used in combination with other hormonal contraceptives. Ginet is indicated for the relief of symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome.

Ginet tablets have risks and benefits. Do not use Ginet tablets if you are allergic to cyproterone acetate, ethinylestradiol, or to any of the other ingredients in this medication. Your doctor may have prescribed Ginet tablets for another purpose. Ask your doctor if you have any questions why Ginet tablets have been prescribed for you. If you are not sure if you should be taking Ginet tablets, talk to your doctor. Some medicines may interfere with Ginet tablets, tell your doctor if you are taking any other medicines including any that you have bought from a pharmacy, supermarket or health food shop.

Follow all directions given to you by your doctor or pharmacist carefully. Ginet tablets help most people but it may have unwanted side effects. Tell your doctor or pharmacist as soon as possible if you do not feel well while you are taking Ginet tablets.

Ginet tablets are fully funded. Standard doctor’s fees and pharmacy charges apply.

Distributed by REX Medical Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand.